Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: minuet
IPA transcription: [mɪnj,u'ɛt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: minuet
    Meaning: a stately court dance in the 17th century
Usage examples
  • To the eye of an uninitiated observer, the pair might be dancing a few of the more open figures of the minuet.
  • At length she produced a little something to my joy. Then I made her finish the minuet, i.e. only the first voice.
  • Thereupon I wrote four measures of a minuet and said to her: 'Now look what an ass I am; I have begun a minuet and can't finish even the first part; be good enough to finish it for me.' She thought it impossible.